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Current and previous DDRB recommendations and evidence

The table below outlines the DDRB recommendations for general practice and subsequent uplifts to fee scale/NHS contracts from 2000/01 to present.

DDRB reports are accessible at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/review-body-on-doctors-and-dentists-remuneration

Year DDRB recommendation on pay Uplift received
​Notes
​Evidence
2018/19
Report to be published at the end of May 2018

​Dentists’ pay: What we do for you
2017/18
​1.00%
​1.14% England
1.44% Wales
2.25% Scotland
NI to be announced

2016/17
​1.00%
0.7% England
1.1% Wales
1.13% Scotland
1.13% NI


2015/16
​1.00%
1.34% England
1.34% Wales
1.61% Scotland
0% NI
2014/15
​1.80% England

1.74% Wales

1.71% Scotland

1.76% NI

1.60% England
1.47% Wales
1.71% Scotland
1.76% NI
​Designed to result in an increase in net income of 1% after allowing for movement in expenses
2013/14
0% England
0% Wales
1.49% Scotland
0% NI
​1.5% England
1.5% Wales
2.51% Scotland
0.50% NI to the expenses element of the fee scale

For independent contractor GDPs in Scotland.

 

Designed to result in an increase of 1% to net income after allowing for movement in expenses.

2000 - 2013


​YearDDRB recommendation on pay​Uplift received​NotesEvidence
2012/130%0.60%
​2011/12​0%​0.50%
​2010/11​1.44%​​0.90%
2009/100.21%​0.32%
2008/093.40%​3.40%
​2007/083.00%3.00%2.765% from April, remaining 0.235% from November
2006/073.00%3.00%
2005/06​3.40%​3.40%
2004/05
2.90%2.90%
2003/04​3.23%​3.23%
2002/033.60%3.60%
2001/023.90%3.90%
2000/013.30%3.30%